Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Join us in celebrating the time-honored tradition that has graced the heart of downtown Temple for over 75 years! The City of Temple proudly presents the 78th Annual Christmas Parade, a cherished holiday spectacle that stands as one of Texas' staple yuletide processions. Be part of the magic on the first Monday in December as we welcome Santa Claus into the heart of Downtown Temple!

Date & Time:
Monday, December 2, 2024

6:30pm-Parade Starts
7:20pm-Santa starts his arrival down W. Adams Avenue

Downtown Temple

Unveiling the Magic: The City of Temple's Annual Christmas Parade!

Date and Time for Parade Magic!

Tops Spots to Experience Parade Magic!

Where Should Visitors Park?

What Should You Bring With You?

Schedule of Activities

What is the Parade Route?

Parade Map

Safety Tips

Participants Information (parade entries only)

Entry Information

Who Organizes the Parade?

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